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Just prior to the more painful mouth palate injections in preparation for oral surgery can a patient request nitrous oxide as an helpful aid, or not?

Just prior to the more painful mouth palate injections in preparation for oral surgery can a patient request nitrous oxide as an helpful aid, or not?

Sure, or a general.: Palatal, roof of the mouth injections, for oral surgery procedures such as dental implants etc. Can be uncomfortable. Sometimes a topical anesthetic and a little distracting pressure with a dental instrument will suffice. Otherwise, nitrous oxide. (inexpensive) oral sedation more ( expensive) twilight sleep or general anesthesia (most expensive) does the job. What is it worth to you? ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Why do I have thin eyes, mouths, and lips?

Why do I have thin eyes, mouths, and lips?

Looks from where?: Looks like eyes lips and mouth shape is a inherited facial pattern so look to your momma and pappa as to how you got them. ...Read more

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I have super dry lips and mouth, what do you recommend?

I have super dry lips and mouth, what do you recommend?

Complete Diagnosis: You may have sjogren's syndrome which is an autoimmune disease that can cause problems with the glands that produce saliva. See an oral ; maxillofacial surgeon or your general medical doctor for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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The inside of my babies mouth and lips are white. Is this normal? 

The inside of my babies mouth and lips are white. Is this normal? 

May be thrush: Thrush is a whitish coating inside the mouth (on the tongue, inside the cheeks, the gums, etc...) caused by an overgrowth of yeast (candida). Candida is normally in people's mouths, but in small amounts so is invisible. Thrush is non-urgent if a baby is behaving fine, but should be evaluated by a primary care doctor who can prescribe medication if needed (no over-the-counter treatment available). ...Read more

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What are these lumps on my inner bottom lip of my mouth?

What are these lumps on my inner bottom lip of my mouth?

Lumps on lip: Without a clinical examination, it is difficult to make a diagnosis. However, what you describe sounds like mucoceles, which are small mucous cysts. They are harmless and usually go away on their own. For a definitive diagnosis, see your dentist for an examination. ...Read more

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What causes blue or purple spots on iside of lips of mouth?

What causes blue or purple spots on iside of lips of mouth?

Cheek bite for one: One cause can be a cheek bite that caused bleeding below the tissue, but not enough of a bite to cause a laceration or tear so that the blood leaked out into your mouth. Another reason could be a blue nevus. You should see a dentist to have the spots evaluated and then see if any treatment is needed. ...Read more

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Why in case of constpation appear black spotes in the mouth lips ? What is it ?

Why in case of constpation appear black spotes in the mouth lips ? What is it ?

Medicine: My first thought: bismuth. Many over-the-counter preparations to treat upset stomachs (like pepti bismol) contain bismuth, which can turn your tongue dark temporarily. Laxatives can also cause dark spots in the mouth and inside the colon if you use them all the time. ...Read more

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Could chord overstreet (sam evans) on glee during season 2 have a lip/mouth disorder?

Could chord overstreet (sam evans) on glee during season 2 have a lip/mouth disorder?

Doubt: Not that i know of. I think he probably is just endowed with genetically full lips. Some people 'enhance' their lips with various fillers. Look at lisa rinna for example. ...Read more

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Extremely dry mouth and dry lips?

Ask your physician: The mouth is a very good judge of your overall health. Changes in salivary flow can be local or systemic but are always worth a thorough evaluation. Your physician as well as your dentist should be aware of these changes. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause numbness in the lips and mouth?

Can anxiety cause numbness in the lips and mouth?

Numbness: Also called paresthesias, yes it is common, along with other symptoms of anxiety. ...Read more

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Which sort of doctor specializes in lip/mouth issues?

Which sort of doctor specializes in lip/mouth issues?

One of four: Dermatologists, plastic surgeons, oral surgeons and dentists all know about lips and mouths, and any specific question you have will either be addressed by any of the above doctors or they will refer you to the doctor who can best treat your condition. ...Read more

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Can you have shingles in and around the mouth and lip?

Can you have shingles in and around the mouth and lip?

Perioral Dermatitis: Shingles does not occur around the mouth but perioral dermatitis does.Perioral dermatitis is a skin disorder in which tiny red bumps form around the mouth and is considered a form of acne and is more common in women. Sodium sulfacetamide works well for this condition. Sometimes oral antibiotics are needed. ...Read more

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Red swollen lips left a line around mouth. Is this serious?

Red, swollen lips: Probably not serious. Why were your lips red and swollen? If it's from excess moisture, as in chronically licking your lips, the red line will go away as the skin heals. ...Read more

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How can I clear black spots around my mouth and lips edges?

How can I clear black spots around my mouth and lips edges?

Home remedies: you can try home remedies like lemon juice which will gently bleach your skin. Make sure to use sun block on your lips and face to keep the spots from getting darker. Use a good moisturizer since dry skin can make the spots worse. ...Read more

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I am getting white patches inside my mouth from lip biting?

I am getting white patches inside my mouth from lip biting?

Don't bite: In all seriousness it could be related to the biting, but other things need to be considered. A dermatologist dentist or ENT physician might help clarify. ...Read more

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Is HIV transmitted by lip to lip kiss and closed mouth kiss?

Is HIV transmitted by lip to lip kiss and closed mouth kiss?

No: This just doesn't happen. In the old days before effective treatment, family members never infected one another just by kissing. ...Read more

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My bf and i both have burning lips and dry mouth what is it?

My bf and i both have burning lips and dry mouth what is it?

Possible infection: You may have a fungal or bacterial infection. Get a culture to determine which. There are other disorders to consider. See a doctor to evaluate for autoimmune and other disorders. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for monilia on lips and mouth? Thank u.

What is the treatment for monilia on lips and mouth? Thank u.

Nystatin: There is a suspension and cream. Follow the directions and it should resolve. If not, see your medical practitioner for more aggressive treatment, like the oral medication diflucan (fluconazole). ...Read more

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